1. Brian Kelly Sends A Bad Message Coming to Notre Dame

    I don't care how good a coach Brian Kelly is or if Notre Dame made the right decisionĀ in hiring him, I'm not going into a critique of his strengths and weaknesses...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 1,115 reads 50 comments

  2. Tiger Woods' Wife Is Hot, but Not So Much To Him Anymore

    While the public reacted with shock and awe after discovering Tiger Woods cheated on his lovely wife Elin and destroyed his squeaky clean, almost boring image, I'm not surprised at all...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 4 years ago 5,413 reads 51 comments

  3. Fire Chicago Bear Head Coach Lovie Smith...Now!

    Watching the Chicago Bear debacle against Arizona today, despite the late comeback attempt against a team that already put this one in the victory column brings me to one conclusion—Lovie Smith should be fired right now...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 957 reads 35 comments

  4. An Interview With Ernie Banks: CIRCA 2004

    Perusing this site today, I happened upon a recent interview with Ernie Banks. I conducted an interview with him at Wrigley Field back in 2004. I thought fans of the team along with "Mr. Cub" might enjoy it...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 87 reads 9 comments

  5. Chicago: City of Losers

    Can you imagine wanting something so bad that you would sell your soul to the devil just to get a taste of it, like the Cubs winning the World Series? What if your feelings were just ...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 5 years ago 128 reads 6 comments

  6. Cubs GM Jim Hendry: Part 3: The Ugly

    We’ve just finished the bad and it wasn’t pretty, but this is just downright ugly. Here is the final chapter in the trilogy I have written about Jim Hendry’s term as General Manager of the Chicago Cubs...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 5 years ago 232 reads 3 comments

  7. Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry Part 2: The Bad

    When we last left our hero Jim Hendry, he was holding on for dear life as I was about to enter the bad phase of the trilogy. With a huge payroll over the past several years, Hendry has spent like a drunken sailor on shore leave...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 5 years ago 316 reads 11 comments

  8. Cubs GM Jim Hendry: The Worst GM in Chicago: Part 1: The Good

    Watching Nick Punto of the Twins bunt for a base hit with two outs to score a run in today’s Cub game exemplifies everything that is wrong with the Cubs and the way Cub GM Jim Hendry has constructed this team...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 5 years ago 453 reads 11 comments

  9. Chicago Cubs' Scouting Director Tim Wilken Opens Up About the Organization

    With the Cubs selecting Brett Jackson from Cal with their first pick, I thought it might be interesting to read an interview I did with Tim Wilken of the Cubs during the winter...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about 5 years ago 893 reads 0 comments

  10. Five Players To Start an NBA Team

    Watching Derrick Rose dominate the Boston Celtics in his first career playoff game got me to thinking: Is Rose the best player on either team in this series? There’s really no one on the Bulls to compare...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 664 reads 83 comments

  11. When Is a Strike a Strike or The Saga of Milton Bradley

    Milton Bradley of the Chicago Cubs was ejected from a game the other day for arguing balls and strikes. The volatile Bradley was also handed down a two game suspension for making incidental contact with the umpire while arguing the call...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 187 reads 4 comments

  12. The Curse Of The Chicago Cubs

    Screaming from the headlines in Chicago on Monday morning, opening day for the beloved Cubs, was word of a dead goat hung from the Harry Caray statue outside Wrigley Field. It’s a replay of what also happened in 2007...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 812 reads 10 comments

  13. Talking with Former Cub and Current Cincinnati Reds Manager Dusty Baker

    You say the name Dusty Baker in Chicago, and you’re bound to get a reaction...and it’s probably not going to be a good one. Yet he had the Cubs just five outs away from the World Series, while Lou Piniella has yet to win one postseason game..

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 339 reads 1 comments

  14. Baseball, Wrigley Field, and the Cubs: Need I Say More?

    Posing the question about the greatest sports month of the year is right up my alley. It's such an easy question to answer for me, so I'm going to make you sweat it out a bit before I tell you...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 168 reads 3 comments

  15. Without Derrick Rose, Would the Chicago Bulls Even Be in the NBA Playoff Hunt?

    As the season winds down and the playoffs approach, it’s a good time to look back on the Chicago Bulls season and judge whether this has been a successful year. The first thing to look at is whether it’s even worth it to make the playoffs...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 339 reads 16 comments

  16. The Day The Grinch Stole Baseball

    With The Yankees signing of Mark Teixeira for $180 million for eight years, they completed their Christmas shopping spree...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 399 reads 25 comments

  17. It's The Hall Of Shame If Santo Isn't In It

    He sits by his locker; needle in hand, ready to inject himself. The room is empty, for he doesn’t want anyone to know what he is doing...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about over 5 years ago 231 reads 4 comments

  18. 101 Is Not Just a Highway In California Anymore

    Over a month and a half has passed since the Cubs quest for a World Series title in their 100th year went down in flames like a California wildfire...

    Darrell  Horwitz Written by Darrell Horwitz about almost 6 years ago 207 reads 1 comments